Ghosts at Christmas

[Silent Night / Chet Baker & Christpher Mason] Ghosts at Christmas My grandmother will not go away. Years ago, she waited for the weekly Visit my mother and I would make After work. On the wall over her bed Hung a reproduction of “Blue Boy,” The one tactless possession that she kept As the room … More Ghosts at Christmas

The Black Garbo

  The Black Garbo     Nina Mae Back light turn you white And white’s way too tight. Nina Mae Whites don’t like color. Or sharing their power.   Nina Mae Slay that “Dinah “ And steal Hallelujah!   Call Harlem Seven-Seven-Eleven. See who still playin’ the dozens. Stereotype, all cotton is craps. Break to … More The Black Garbo